Book Discussion: The Promise by Ann Weisgarber

Book Jacket for The Promise by Ann WeisgarberPlease join us for a discussion of The Promise by Ann Weisgarber, the Gulf Coast Reads selection for 2015. This compelling historical novel is set during the Great Storm of Galveston in 1900. Wednesday, October 21, 10:30 am – 11:30 am. La Porte Community Library, 600 S. Broadway in the Meeting Room. Event is free and no registration is required. On top of that, there will be cookies. 

Teen Read Week - Yoga Get Away

Teens and Tweens join us for a Teen Read Week event and participate in a beginner yoga session to unwind from the day. Afterwards learn how the services the library provides can help you read just for the fun of it! The session begins Wednesday, October 21 at 4:00 pm.

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Teen Art Fusion Special Hispanic Heritage Edition

Hey teens and tweens, join us for a special edition of Art Fusion  Wednesday, October 7 at 4:00 pm.This month in celebration of Hispanic Heritage explore a table exhibiting photos and information about various Hispanic artists and how they incorporate culture into their work. We'll also have our regular studio materials available including: painting, watercolor & drawing. All materials provided, you are welcome to bring your own supplies. Ages 10-17.
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Gulf Coast Reads Program This Saturday, October 10

Book Jacket for The Promise by Ann WeisgarberThe selection for this year’s Gulf Coast Reads is The Promise by Ann Weisgarber, a compelling historical fiction title set in Galveston immediately before, during, and after the Great Storm of 1900.

Please joins us this Saturday, October 10, for the Gulf Coast Reads program: ‘The Effects of the 1900 Great Storm on Galveston Churches and St. Mary’s Orphanage.’ The Presenter of the program will be Lisa May, Archivist for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

Saturday, October 10, 10:30 am – 11:30 am, in the Meeting Room of La Porte Community Library, 600 S. Broadway in La Porte. Program is free and no registration is required. Please call 281-471-4022 for more information. 

Gulf Coast Reads: An Afternoon With Ann Weisgarber

Cover of The Promise with Overlay of Program at MFAHMeet Ann Weisgarber, the author of the Gulf Coast Reads selection The Promise on Sunday, October 4, 3 pm - 4 pm, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in a program with Lisa Gray of the Houston Chronicle. The program will take place in the Brown Auditorium Theatre, Lower Level of the Caroline Weiss Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet. Admission to the MFAH is FREE to those attending this program. For more information, contact the Museum at 713-639-7300 or email lectures@mfah.org

Note: Program announcement picture is from David Cherry's Blog.